PSKC wins team award & two Grand Championships at local tournament

Congratulations to PSKC competitors at Young’s Tournament on April 8th!  Master Young awarded PSKC with the Team Trophy for accumulating the most points in Kata, Sparring and Breaking events.

Three PSKC Black Belts won first places in their divisions and competed in the Grand Championship events, achieving Grand Champion in Men’s and Women’s Black Belt Sparring.

Happy 2017!

PSKC members participate in the Resolution Run 5K on New Year’s Eve and gather at the 2017 Ice Sculpture on Allen Street for a post-run picture.

2017 Ice Sculpture on Alan Street, State College. Post-Resolution Run 5K.

2017 Ice Sculpture on Allen Street, State College. Post-Resolution Run 5K.

Guinness World Record Set In Okinawa

“The most people performing a kata is 3,973, achieved by Prefectural Government of Okinawa and Society for the Advancement of Traditional Okinawa Karate (both Japan), in Naha, Okinawa, Japan, on 23 October 2016.

Karate practitioners of all ages performed the most basic kata in Okinawan Karate known as “fukyu-gata 1”, on Kokusai Street. October 23rd is known as “Karate Day” in Okinawa.”

Shorin Ryu Master Zenpo Shimabukuro (not related to Tatsuo Shimabuku) is calling out the count.